Tag: Seventh District

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Is Dave Brat suddenly afraid to debate?

Dave Brat was frustrated when powerful House Republican leader Eric Cantor seemed to be avoiding his requests for a debate during their congressional nomination race.


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McAuliffe calls special election for Cantor congressional seat

Governor Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday signed a writ of elections declaring a special election to replace the congressional seat vacated by Representative Eric Cantor for November 4, 2014.


Eric Cantor to resign from Congress Aug. 18

Seventh District Republican Congressman Eric Cantor, after his shocking upset loss in a June party primary, is resigning his seat effective Aug. 18 and is asking Gov. Terry McAuliffe to call a special election to fill the seat.


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Dave Brat raises $400K for congressional campaign

Seventh District Republican congressional candidate Dave Brat announced today that his campaign has raised nearly $400,000 in the 40 days ended June 30th, with the bulk of those dollars coming from 4673 individual donors.


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Dave Brat: Thank you

What more can I say than thank you to the men and women who share my beliefs in our Constitution and the greatness of this country. The same people who founded our country shared these beliefs as well – that America can and will be great.


Poll: Cantor loss reflection of unpopular GOP leadership

A new Public Policy Polling survey conducted in the Seventh District Tuesday night finds that both House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the GOP House leadership are deeply unpopular in the district, even with Republican voters, and that likely led to his stunning loss in a Republican primary.


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Dave Brat blasts Eric Cantor for humanitarian crisis

The crisis at the border is growing every minute, every hour, every day. No House Congressman has done more to encourage illegal immigration than Eric Cantor, who claims amnesty is required by the “the great founding principles of our nation.”


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Radio host Laura Ingraham to host rally for Dave Brat

The Dave Brat Seventh District Republican nomination campaign is looking for a boost from a guest appearance by nationally syndicated conservative radio and TV host Laura Ingraham.


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Dave Brat: Eric Cantor is pro-amnesty

Congressman Gutiérrez is here to set up a great deception that will allow Eric Cantor to claim he is opposed to amnesty, at the eleventh hour, just two weeks prior to the primary on June 10th.


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Dave Brat: Eric Cantor flip-flops on immigration, amnesty

Eric Cantor is displaying textbook election year politics – the hallmark of a career politician. Where has Eric been on amnesty? He has repeatedly supported measures designed to legalize those who are here illegally. That is amnesty in the purest form.


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Former WRVA host to moderate Seventh District GOP event

Former WRVA host Doc Thompson will moderate a debate of sorts in the Seventh District Republican primary race between challenger Dave Brat and possibly including Congressman Eric Cantor.